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Doug Jones is an attorney with the firm of Haskell I Slaughter in Birmingham, Alabama. During his tenure as a U. S. Attorney, he served as the Chair of the Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and was a member of the Health Care Fraud, White Collar Crime and Ethics sub-committees of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee. In 2001 and 2002, Doug Jones served as special prosecutor in the cases of State of Alabama vs. Thomas Edwin Blanton, Jr., and State of Alabama vs. Bobby Frank Cherry, in which the defendants were convicted of the murder of four young African-American girls as a result of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham on September 15, 1963. Doug Jones speaks nationally about the importance of Civil Rights Movement history for lawyers and students of trial advocacy who aspire to sustain and advance social justice through the civil and criminal justice systems.